Marsha-Redmon-photoMarsha Redmon is a former practicing lawyer and television journalist who has been helping lawyers get the business and recognition they want through communications, business development and media interview workshops and coaching for the last 15+ years.

Marsha specializes in teaching lawyers and executives how to communicate most effectively with clients, the media and each other. Her expertise is in helping lawyers raise their profiles as Legal Thought Leaders — so they can own their niche  and attract more clients.

Marsha’s workshops and coaching include: presentation and public speaking skills, business development, media interview, video marketing (skills & production) and messaging workshops. As a former lawyer, she understands the concerns and special considerations important for lawyers who talk to the media.

Marsha’s experience spans broadcast news reporting, law and graduate level teaching. She was an award-winning consumer and investigative reporter on television. Her on-air news career spanned ten years in television in major markets.

She also practiced law at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Mazzarella Dunwoody, a women-owned litigation boutique. Marsha was a faculty member of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, where she taught Business Communications to MBA students full-time for two years.

She has won the Legal Marketing Association’s Your Honor Award for Training twice:  In 2010 Marsha was on the team that won for a comprehensive business development curriculum for lawyers (with 25+ workshops).  In 2008 she won for a communications training program that used video vignettes to demonstrate how lawyers “should not” present in business development settings.  In 2007, she was on the team that won a Your Honor Award for PR: second place for a coordinated media campaign that brought in over $1 million in new business.

Marsha has authored numerous articles on using media interviews and presentations for business development as well as other business communication topics in: Legal Times; The Washington Business Journal; Strategies: The Journal of Legal Marketing; NALP Bulletin; Law.com; Of Counsel; and T & D, the American Society of Training & Development magazine.

She is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law and a cum laude graduate of Wheaton College with a degree in Speech Communication.

Marsha may be reached directly at: mredmon [at] marsha [dot] com or at 202.251.3390.